Cook Bake Decorate

Veena Azmanov

Celebrate the season with a fun project to make with the kids. The stenciling technique is so simple, and easy that you and the kids will have loads of fun.

Let’s get started!

Make the cookie dough


Choose your favorite sugar cookie recipe preferably one that does not spread. Or use mine - click the link for my recipe 

Roll and cut cookies 


Roll the cookie dough on a lightly floured surface. Chill for 15 to 30 minutes until firm.

Stencil the cookies


Find your favorite stencil.  Make the cocoa paste  Stencil the cookies. 

Chill the cookies


Chill the cookies while you preheat the oven.

Bake the cookies


Once chilled baked the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly golden around the edges 

These simple, easy and fun techniques. Everyone will be impressed. You can try different textures. This technique still has so much to explore.